Bastille Day in the South of France

"Le 14 juillet dans le sud de la France"
French A2 writing exercise

Bernard tells us about celebrating Bastille Day last summer.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "festivities", "to gather", "convivial", "to have fun", "to get dark", "fireworks", "memorable".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

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Last summer, we celebrated Bastille Day in a small village in the south of France. It was great! Festivities started around 7 pm: people gathered in the village square and we ate together around big, convivial tables. The meal lasted for several hours: everyone was drinking, chatting, laughing ... we had a lot of fun! Then, around 10:30 pm, when it finally got dark, we were able to admire the fireworks. What a memorable evening!